Maserati has selected the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed for the World Premiere of the new Levante GTS. Only a few months after revealing the range-topping Trofeo variation of the Levante, Maserati is making the headlines when again by additional diversifying the SUV’s lineup. Debuting today at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the new GTS taste is a bit less spicy than the Trofeo, however still handles to offer “performance figures of a modern-day supercar camouflaged in a high-end SUV body. ”
2019 Maserati Levante GTS Engine
The Maserati Levante GTS Twin Turbo V8 keeps the V900 architecture of the 3.8-litre unit suited the flagship Quattroporte GTS however has been re-engineered to work with the Q4 Intelligent All-Wheel Drive System and retuned to provide 550hp (404 kW) at 6,250 rpm and 730 Nm peak torque in between 2,500 and 5,000 rpm. Like all Maserati petrol engines, this V8 is put together by Ferrari in Maranello.
Thanks to its impressive weight/power ratio of 3.9 kg/hp the Maserati Levante GTS needs only 4.2 seconds to reach 100 km/h, while its top speed is 292 km/h– performance figures of a modern-day supercar camouflaged in a high-end SUV body.
2019 Maserati Levante GTS Chassis
The stiff and completely balanced Levante chassis has actually been tuned to effortlessly manage the immense power of the GTS, providing a driving experience true to the GranTurismo pedigree of this new V8 Maserati of SUVs.
2019 Maserati Levante GTS Design
Aesthetically, the exterior of the GTS resembles that of the Trofeo, however it does adopt distinctively created 20-inch wheels (21- or 22-inch wheels are optional). The Levante’s unmistakable style reached new levels of sportiness in the Trofeo variation and the new GTS has actually adopted a comparable styling style, which concentrates on the lower front fascia and the rear bumper, offering a stylish yet sophisticated existence.
2019 Maserati Levante GTS Interior
Interior designers have developed sophisticated concepts to create an unique environment within the Maserati Levante GTS cabin offering it with standard Full Premium leather or full-grain Pieno Fiore natural leather as a choice, sport pedals and Harman Kardon Audio system with 14 speakers.
Alongside the V8 campaign, the Levante range has actually inherited new contents, such as the Adaptive Full LED Matrix headlights as an alternative and basic Integrated Vehicle Control (IVC), which is already readily available on the Ghibli and Quattroporte sedans. Rather than merely remedying vehicle instability, the IVC function helps avoid it, supplying improved active security, enhanced driving dynamics and an even more interesting efficiency.
2019 Maserati Levante GTS Release Date
Dealerships are all set to accept your order now, with deliveries expected to begin in October. The GTS begins at $121,475, a complete $50,000 less than the starting cost of a Trofeo. It’s not inexpensive, but it is the least costly way to obtain an SUV that boasts a Ferrari engine.